Report: 49ers reach contract agreements with RB Reggie Bush and OL Erik Pears

The 49ers have reached a contract agreement with 30-year-old running back Reggie Bush, according to Adam Schefter. From 2011 to 2013, Bush averaged 92.7 yards from scrimmage per game. In 2014, he averaged just 50 yards from scrimmage per game. It was one of the worst seasons of his career. Still, Bush caught 40 passes […]

Absurd. More wack. Gore still beats all rushn an receiving but idiots didn't throw to him It's hydes job. He's the r... - Nek

49ers have no simple solution to Willis’ absence

This is my Friday column. SANTA CLARA It was a test. I knew the correct answer to the question I was going to ask Trent Baalke. I wanted to see if Baalke knew the answer, too. Baalke was sitting in the 49ers’ media room facing a semi-circle of reporters, answering questions about the state of […]

I agree that losing Willis is a big deal - losing Crabtree won't hardly be noticed.... - Berdj Joseph Rassam

Which team is winning free agency?

At this time, which team is “winning” the free-agency wars? Explain your answer. By the way, here is my early prediction for which teams will make it to Super Bowl L in Santa Clara: Colts and Packers. It’s still early, though, so I have to wait and see what happens during the rest of free agency and […]

Agree, waiting for the petition for Jed to sell the team... - Steve Cardwell

Trent Baalke answers lots of questions

SANTA CLARA— Trent Baalke answered a few reporters’ questions in the 49ers’ media room Wednesday afternoon. Here’s a transcript of the interview. BARROWS: Has Justin Smith decided whether he will retire? BAALKE: As I said at the end of the season, I think at this stage of his career, he has earned the right to […]

Thanks, keep up the good work!... - Dee Phiant

49ers 2015 free agency live blog: Day 2

This is the live blog for Day 2 of free agency. I will update this with 49ers’ news and analysis. March 11: 7:15 Reggie Bush will visit the 49ers today, per Matt Maiocco. The Raiders signed Roy Helu yesterday. The Raiders arguably have better running backs the 49ers. 7:20 The 49ers will release Stevie Johnson […]

Because they're drafting Waynes and quietly looking into hardy... - Ninermd

49ers 2015 free agency live blog: Day 1

This is the live blog for Day 1 of free agency. I will update this with 49ers’ news and analysis. March 10: 8:20 Dan Skuta is expected to sign a 5-year deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to Pro Football Talk. This hurts. Skuta was the 49ers’ best backup outside linebacker last year — even better […]

OREGON, It's obvious that you have joined the Fan77 (club). Btw, do you have concrete evidence that Baalke tried to t... - AES

Report: 49ers sign Torrey Smith to five-year deal

The 49ers have signed 26-year-old wide receiver Torrey Smith to a five-year, $40 million contract with $22 million guaranteed, according to Adam Schefter. Smith is the perfect complement to Anquan Boldin. Boldin is the Flanker — the possession receiver who finds the the open window against zone coverage. Smith is the split end — the […]

Ellington taking over 100 snaps as a RB is a lot better than Gabbert taking over the reins and leading us to the playoff... - MidWestDynasty

Patrick Willis: “I know I don’t have too much more left in these toes.”

Jed York, Trent Baalke and Patrick Willis spoke at Willis’ retirement press conference Tuesday afternoon. Willis agreed to answer questions; York and Baalke refused. Here is the complete transcript, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department CEO Jed York opening comments: “Obviously this is a bittersweet day for the San Francisco 49ers. We’re here to honor […]

A wise man who follows his Faith first and realizes that the money is no good if you wind up a cripple for 40 years. Mu... - BW

49ers announce Patrick Willis’ retirement

The 49ers just sent out an e-mail announcing that Patrick Willis will announce his retirement in a press conference this afternoon at Levi’s Stadium. Here’s a written statement from Jed York: “On behalf of the entire San Francisco 49ers organization, my family, and our Faithful fans, I would like to thank Patrick for everything he […]

Razor, Absolutely agree. As a religious man myself, I have no problem with anyone answering to a Highest Calling. T... - AES

Report: Bruce Miller arrested for battery of a spouse

The Santa Clara arrest log shows that Bruce Miller was arrested for battery of a spouse on March 5. Trent Baalke just released a written statement about Miller: “We were disappointed to learn of these reports and will do our due diligence in collecting all relevant information.” This is tremendously troubling. Miller seemed like one […]

Great analogy, Brotha Tuna. It seems that Jed has no confidence that our team can win the championship this year so he's... - Chris

Report: Patrick Willis and Justin Smith to retire

Two of the greatest 49ers ever don’t want to play anymore. Pro Football Talk just confirmed the reports that Patrick Willis AND Justin Smith will announce their retirement. Willis had a “religious awakening” according to the Bay Area Sports Guy. The 49er just lost their third-best player and fourth-best player. The Niners will replace them with […]

The number I saw yesterday was an average of about $8 million per year for Smith. The Crabtree to the Bills post yester... - cubus

Rumor: Patrick Willis to retire

The 49ers are expecting Patrick Willis to announce his retirement, according to Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports. If this is true, this is a tremendous blow to  the 49ers now and in the future. Willis is the Niners’ third-best player after Aldon Smith and NaVorro Bowman. Willis turned 30 on January 25. He missed 10 […]

Wow, a bunch of chicken littles here. On Willis, he did the team a huge favor by retiring rather than be an injury limit... - 7x7erd